The Hero’s Journey of Marcello Locatelli

What is the best thing that I love about my work?

I love that i can express myself and create beautiful pictures.

What is my idea of perfect happiness?

Waking up each day knowing i have a purpose and stuff to do.

What is my greatest fear?

Stop improving in my craft and losing the support of my loved ones

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?

I get easily distracted and sometimes i grow complacent of my achievements

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?

Art style wise, i really like Oscar Martin, Pedro Perez, Giorgio Cavazzano and Simon Bisley

What is my greatest extravagance?

I’m addicted to board games.

On what occasion would I lie?

When it would save unnecessary drama or pain.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?

My art pieces tend to be somewhat redundant and my inking line tends to be shaky

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

When i managed to print my first self producted comicbook, “Sinergy”

If I could, what would I change about myself?

I’d really like to be able to focus more.

What is my greatest achievement in work?

I opened an art studio seven years ago and i still keep it running.

also, i created several sport mascottes still used by my town.

What do the words ‘The Financial Freedom to Create’ mean to me?

The ability to sustain my lifestyle and do what makes me complete.

Where would I most like to live?

I’ve been to Manhattan, might be cool to live there for some time.

What is my most treasured possession?

My cintiq graphic tablet, it really changed the way i work for the better.

What is my most marked characteristic?

People says i’m younger than i look.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?

The train station, i travel a lot and many of my ideas start “on the road”.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

Sometimes i go for a pizza with friends or a Japanese resturant with my fiancee.

What books influenced my life and how?

I read a lot, but if i have to mention some titles:

“Lord of the Rings” , all the books of the “Dragonlance” saga, “I, robot”, the horror classic novels

“Dracula” and “Doctor Jekill and Mister Hyde”

Who are my favorite writers?

G.R.R. Martin, Stephen King, Isaac Asimov and Stan Lee

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

Eric Idle – Thats Death

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?

I always loved Spiderman in his early comic days.

I admired how no matter how bad things gets for him, he always tried to do the right thing.

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

My parents are my heroes, they managed to raise two children against all odds.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?

“Star wars, the empire strikes back”

What role plays art in my life and work?

Well, as a comic artist, illustrator and forniture decorator, art has a big role in my life 😉

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?

My fiancee (she’s an artist as well), she’s also my colorist.

Whom would I like to work with in 2019?

Actually i hope to keep working with my current collegues at the project we have planned.

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019?

As many as possible! Other creatives are what drives me to improve and do my best.

What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on?

I have to write the final issue of my fantasy graphic novel saga “Sinergy”

and the third volume of my sci-fi saga “Lost Without you”

Where can you see me or my work?

you can check my work on facebook at these links:

https://www.facebook.com/LostWithoutYouComic

https://www.facebook.com/sinergycomics/

https://www.facebook.com/griffinestgroup/

https://www.facebook.com/Lockartstudio/

https://www.facebook.com/RedGoldcomic/

or on my deviantart page here:

https://www.deviantart.com/mlock

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?

Probably that i’ll never stop drawing till i’m able to weild a pencil!

Which creative heroes should Peter invite to tell their story?

I recomend Silvia Coeleth Rizzo and Martino Scanzani

How can you contact me?

You can send me a private message on my facebook pages above =)

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